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Why Have Climate-Change Activists Pitted Life Against Art? – Curbed

A Gustav Klimt splashed with an oil-like substance on November 15. Photo: Letzte Generation Oesterreich/AP This article was featured in One Great Story, New York’s reading recommendation newsletter. Sign up here to get it nightly. On October 14, climate activists…

U.N. summit aims for global pact to protect nature – Reuters.com

MONTREAL, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Countries are gathering Tuesday for a key U.N. nature conference in Montreal, aiming to broker a new global agreement to protect what’s left of Earth’s wildlife and natural spaces. Negotiators hope that the two-week summit,…

Parking lots are becoming as important as cars in climate change efforts – CNBC

Vcg | Visual China Group | Getty Images It’s not just cars that will be going through energy transition in the years ahead. The parking lots where EVs recharge are a growing focus of construction efforts linked to climate change…

How we can keep global warming below the 1.5 degrees Celsius goal – The Washington Post

Keeping warming this low will help save the world’s coral reefs, preserve the Arctic’s protective sea ice layer and could avoid further destabilizing Antarctica and Greenland, staving off dramatic sea level rise. But with the world having already warmed by…

Face of climate change Greta Thunberg tweaks approach, joins suit against Sweden – MarketWatch

Sweden’s Greta Thunberg, arguably the most famous of climate activists the world over, is part of a lawsuit filed against her government that says officials fall far short in slowing dangerous global warming. The suit, filed in Stockholm on Friday,…

Science Shows Why Cows Don’t Cause Global Warming

A rancher waited patiently at the recent Schachter Energy Conference in Calgary, Canada, while I spoke to a businesswoman about why methane was not the dangerous greenhouse gas that Canada’s government says it is. She wasn’t buying my argument and…

2021 North American heatwave amplified by climate change-driven nonlinear interactions – Nature.com

Popovich, N. & Choi-Schagrin, W. Hidden toll of the Northwest heat wave: hundreds of extra deaths. The New York Times (11 August 2021). Excess Deaths Associated with COVID-19 (CDC, 2021); https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/excess_deaths.htm Heat-Related Deaths in B.C. Knowledge Update (BC Coroners Service,…

Explainer: How far has COP27 inched beyond past climate deals? – Reuters

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Beyond the headlines from the annual U.N. climate conference, progress in advancing the global climate agenda relies on the behind-the-scenes efforts of technocrats over years. Below are some of the steps forward at this…

Warming Worsened West Africa Floods That Killed 800 People – Scientific American

Extreme rainfall in Nigeria triggered catastrophic floods this summer that killed hundreds and displaced more than a million people. A new study finds that the influence of global warming made the downpours 80 times more probable. It’s the latest report…

Flour thrown at Warhol car in Milan climate change protest – Reuters

MILAN, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Climate-change protesters threw flour on Friday over a sports car painted by the U.S. pop artist Andy Warhol that is on display in Italy’s financial capital. It was at the third time this month that…

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